No routine call
Atmore firefighters came to the rescue Friday, June 26, when members of a Leadership Atmore class, which painted The Alley in Atmore as a project, didn’t have ladders tall enough to reach the highest points. Shown from left are Firefighters A.J. Beachy (in cherry picker bucket) and Jesse Boone, Capt. Zack Stewart, Head Capt. Daniel Love and Lt. Wayne Kelley.
Johnson steps down, McBride steps up
News Staff Report At the last West Escambia Utilities Board meeting, June 17, Jim Johnson stepped down as chairman, ending a 25-year tenure as head of the board, although he intends to remain a member. Johnson joined the board in August 1992 and became chairman in December 1994. When Johnson stepped down, Dr. Ullysses McBride became chairman. Dr. McBride joined the board in June 1995.
3 more denied parole as hearings continue
Watson McKenzie Goins By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Three more men sentenced in Escambia County to prison terms were denied parole last week during hearings by the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles. Scotty Dewayne Watson, whose hearing was held June 24, has served just over three years of 15-year sentence imposed after his conviction on possessing or receiving a controlled substance. According to Alabama Department of Corrections records,…
Gray seeks council seat
Gray Note: The following announcement was submitted by the candidate. “Leadership you can trust to let your voice be heard” Atmore, AL – On June 29th, Atmore resident Sandra Gray announced her candidacy for Atmore City Council District 5. Mrs. Gray has served the Atmore community for over three decades I will work hard to bring unity in all aspects of the community through education, employment, industry, Health, wellness, and…